10 Unique Things to Do in London
Capital of Britain, capital of the World... London is without a doubt one of few places on the Earth where anything seems possible. From art and music, to sport and nightlife, a number of different cultures and ways of life clash together within the M25, making it a hotbed of exuberant activity and wondrous sights. Dynamic in every sense of the word, the ever-changing character of the capital means that it's housed some of the most brilliantly bizarre urban events in the world. Here's a list of 10 unique things to do in London.
Last updated on 20th March 2017
If you're looking for a quirky thing to do this summer, head to The Four Thieves Pub in West London and really take a giant leap outside of your comfort zone. Perfect for a group of friends or colleagues, Lady Chasity's Reserve taps into the ever-expanding games industry, offering London's bravest revellers an evening of interacting gaming and intriguing storytelling. Solve Lady Chasity's mystery within the allotted time and win a bottle of her famed aphrodisiac wine. Lady Chastity's also runs at Hackney's People's Park Tavern.
Far from what you usually expect to find in Greenwich, the Maritime Ghost Tour is guaranteed to get the hairs on your neck standing up. Exploring the Cutty Sark curse, the ghosts of gilted lovers and the lingering spirits of the Royal family, the ghost tour will take you down a number of winding lanes and eerie walkways. This unusual London event will completely change the way you picture Greenwich's World Heritage Site.
You are invited to a unique opportunity to have a night out in the land of Shrek. Journey to Far Far Away where you’ll receive an extra special DreamWorks concocted drink on arrival, before Donkey will drive you on a jaw-dropping 4D bus ride. If you make it through, you’ll got to the Poison Apple Pub and have a shot with Doris, the bar maid.
This May, Haven't Stopped Dancing Yet and the group behind Little Nan's Cocktail Bar are teaming, hosting a frivolous disco at the Brookdale Club in South London. The bartenders will be serving a handful of Little Nan's signature teapot cocktails, while the DJs play all the best funk & soul tunes in their impressive vinyl collections. Reaching back a few decades, this night is certain to leave you with a head full of tunes and a smile on your face.
Roll back the clock to the days of Jack The Ripper with the team at the London Dungeons. Armed with a team of talented actors, the team behind one of London's most popular sites are staying open late this March, introducing their guests to characters like Sweeny Todd and Mrs Lovett. Featuring pit stops at various bars and a trip to the famous drop ride, you won't forget this quirky night out in London anytime soon.
Normal cocktail masterclasses will just teach you how to make good drinks; this one will teach you how to make it beautiful. Alongside some amazing drinks, you’ll be taught to create original garnishes made from fruit and vegetables, all while set in a stunning studio space looking over the Regents Canal.
Those summer dreams of camping out with your mates and singing your favourite songs while someone plays some tunes on the guitar have become a reality with Campfire Club. In some of the capital’s leafy pockets, you’re invited to gather round as some of London’s top musical talent plays you their songs, completely unplugged.
Very rarely will you be given the opportunity to colonise Mars, but this is exactly what Operation Red rocket is offering. Space engineer Professor June Cavendish will guide you through an evening of rigorous scientific testing, an epic five-course international menu and wonderful cocktails to see if you have what it takes to colonise space.